NAVISTAR's news * USA: Receives subpoena from Defense Department
* Illinois - Truck producer also continues to face declining heavy duty trucks sales
--- Navistar International Corp. said Thursday it had received a federal subpoena related to truck-suspension systems the company built for the U.S. military... Lisle, Ill.-based Navistar said it provided the Department of Defense with information on suspension systems sold to the government in 2009 and 2010... Navistar wouldn’t confirm whether the suspensions were for some of the 8,700 mine-resistant, ambush-protected trucks, or MRAPs, the company built starting in 2007 for troops in Iraq and Afghanistan. The company later upgraded the suspensions on thousands of the boxy, top-heavy trucks originally built for service in Iraq to improve their off-road performance in Afghanistan’s rugged, mountainous terrain...
(Photo from Navistar The MaxxPro® MRAP) -- Lisle, ILL, USA - The WSJ, by BOB TITA - Sept. 8, 2016